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National Daily Weather Summary


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Noteworthy weather today
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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that is unchecked and are likely to pick up errors as well as true records. They are limited to data received as at 1355 EST on 06/09/2013. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

District Site Today Previous monthly record Previous all time record
if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest grass minimum temperature

SA

Northeast

020028

GLUEPOT RESERVE (GLUEPOT)

15.2

15.2

30/09/2001

14

1 N Equal to record.

Lowest maximum temperature

NT

Darwin-Daly

014274

MCCLUER ISLAND

27.1

27.2

02/09/2004

13

1 N

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031209

COOKTOWN AIRPORT

25.2

25.8

12/09/2011

14

1 N

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031213

CAPE FLATTERY

26.5

26.5

03/09/2006

11

1 N Equal to record.

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NT

Darwin-Daly

014932

TINDAL RAAF

59

59

04/09/2013

12

N Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

Central Coast E

033106

HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT

85

80

04/09/2013

12

N Previous record set earlier this month.

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

NT

Darwin-Daly

014015

DARWIN AIRPORT

23.7

21.2

04/09/2013

19

1 N Previous record set earlier this month.

QLD

N Coast--Barron

031037

LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE

45.0

44.1

26/09/2008

11

1 N


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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 13:55EST, 06/09/2013.

Major centres
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km (24-hour average km/h) Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON 21.8 -0.3 4.8 -4.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 297 (12.4) 43/16
PERTH AIRPORT 20.3 +0.2 8.5 -0.4 7.9 0.0 3.4 9.0 318 (13.3) 35/17
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 18.3 +1.0 9.2 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 34/12
BUNBURY 18.5 +0.1 12.9 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 360 (15.0) 30/12
MANDURAH 19.8 +0.9 13.3 +1.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 276 (11.5) 26/00
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.2 +0.6 21.6 -1.4 20.3 0.0 10.2 11.1 568 (23.7) 57/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 33.3 +6.1 9.9 -0.4 7.9 0.0 19.0 11.3 301 (12.5) 34/11
WHYALLA AERO 17.6 -3.9 14.7 +6.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 463 (19.3) 46/13
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 15.9 -3.1 15.6 +5.9 -- 0.0 3.4 0.0 218 ( 9.1) 24/13
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.7 +0.9 12.1 +5.8 11.6 1.6 3.2 3.2 451 (18.8) 35/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 31.6 +0.4 14.6 +0.4 10.6 0.0 9.0 -- 389 (16.2) 50/11
CAIRNS AERO 27.3 -0.8 18.2 -0.5 16.6 18.0 9.0 7.8 715 (29.8) 72/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 27.6 -0.1 18.5 +1.1 16.4 0.0 10.6 10.3 635 (26.5) 54/10
MACKAY M.O 23.6 -1.6 17.1 +0.5 -- 0.4 -- 8.0 631 (26.3) 52/00
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 25.9 -1.4 13.8 +0.1 10.0 0.0 6.8 -- 413 (17.2) 50/10
BUNDABERG AERO 23.8 -1.6 13.3 -0.4 -- 0.2 -- -- 420 (17.5) 46/13
COOLANGATTA 23.4 +0.2 11.0 -2.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 294 (12.3) 28/15
BRISBANE AERO 22.9 -1.3 11.3 -1.4 9.7 0.0 6.4 9.8 364 (15.2) 28/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.2 -2.0 9.5 -1.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 541 (22.5) 41/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 25.3 +3.9 8.9 +0.3 -- 0.0 4.2 -- 41 ( 1.7) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 23.5 +1.5 9.1 -1.9 4.9 0.0 3.6 -- 277 (11.5) 44/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 24.0 +1.5 5.9 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 28/15
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 28.0 +6.7 7.5 -1.5 -- 0.0 4.0 -- 311 (13.0) 41/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 19.2 +5.1 6.2 +2.0 -1.0 0.0 2.6 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 25.0 +3.7 3.8 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 35/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.9 +9.4 12.3 +1.9 9.6 0.0 5.8 10.1 453 (18.9) 28/13
RICHMOND RAAF 28.0 +5.3 4.7 -3.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 99 ( 4.1) 22/12
BELLAMBI AWS 22.6 +2.5 14.5 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 381 (15.9) 26/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 23.3 +5.7 12.0 +6.9 8.9 0.0 2.2 3.1 306 (12.8) 22/11
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 22.6 +4.6 11.9 +6.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 125 ( 5.2) 28/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.0 +9.6 19.4 +12.1 16.6 0.0 11.2 5.0 405 (16.9) 39/20
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 21.0 +3.6 15.2 +9.8 -- 0.0 4.4 -- 447 (18.6) 31/01
BENDIGO AIRPORT 19.8 +3.0 14.3 +10.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 288 (12.0) 24/00
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 19.8 +2.6 19.7 +11.7 16.8 0.0 5.6 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 15.3 +1.4 13.3 +8.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 605 (25.2) 44/00
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.8 +2.3 10.1 +4.9 -- 0.6 -- -- 231 ( 9.6) 35/10
HOBART AIRPORT 19.3 +4.0 13.5 +7.5 11.9 0.0 4.2 6.9 530 (22.1) 54/00
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

37.9 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
37.3 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
37.1 CURTIN AERO W Kimberley WA
37.0 PORT HEDLAND AIRPORT E Pilbara WA
36.9 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
36.9 MARDIE W Pilbara WA

+9.7 : 34.3 ANDAMOOKA NW Pastoral SA
+9.6 : 30.7 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+9.6 : 30.0 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
+9.4 : 32.9 WILCANNIA (REID ST) Far Northwest NSW
+9.4 : 29.9 SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW

26.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
25.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.7 TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
24.1 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
23.8 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL

+12.7 : 20.4 POONCARIE MAIL AGENCY Lower Darling NSW
+12.1 : 19.4 MILDURA AIRPORT Mallee N VIC
+12.0 : 20.9 BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET) Lower Darling NSW
+11.7 : 19.7 MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE E Central VIC
+11.7 : 17.2 COLDSTREAM E Central VIC

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

6.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
8.0 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.1 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
8.4 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
9.8 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

-10.4 : 14.5 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-9.9 : 15.6 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA
-9.8 : 14.9 LAVERTON AERO Goldfields WA
-8.2 : 16.3 FORREST Eucla WA
-8.1 : 18.2 WILUNA Interior WA

-1.4 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-1.2 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-0.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
0.2 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
0.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

-7.1 : -0.9 NORSEMAN AERO Goldfields WA
-6.3 : 0.5 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
-5.8 : 0.5 KELLERBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA
-5.7 : 2.3 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA
-5.6 : 0.2 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA

Wettest
Sunniest & dullest
Windiest
Highest gusts
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.
Highest and lowest recordings of hours of sunshine for the 24 hours to midnight.
Highest wind run totals in kilometres for the 24 hours to 9am (average speed in brackets). All reported runs > =25km/h are shown.
Highest wind gusts in km/h for the 24 hours to midnight followed by the hour in which it occurred. All stations with gusts > 89km/h are shown.
24.0 TOPAZ ALERT N Coast--Barron QLD
22.4 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
22.0 MENAVALE ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD
21.0 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
21.0 HERMITAGE (SHANNON RIVER) Central Plateau TAS

11.3 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
11.2 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
11.1 DARWIN AIRPORT N Rivers NT
11.1 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
11.0 ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE C Tablelands S NSW

.....

0.1 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
0.0 ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.0 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC

1451 (60.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1200 (50.0) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
1163 (48.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
1147 (47.8) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1132 (47.2) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1112 (46.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1079 (45.0) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
1062 (44.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
1054 (43.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
1052 (43.8) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1037 (43.2) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1004 (41.8) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
999 (41.6) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
987 (41.1) RUNDLE ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
981 (40.9) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
970 (40.4) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
928 (38.7) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
923 (38.5) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
902 (37.6) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
885 (36.9) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
878 (36.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
875 (36.5) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
862 (35.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
846 (35.3) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
845 (35.2) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
834 (34.8) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
807 (33.6) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
779 (32.5) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
772 (32.2) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
736 (30.7) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
732 (30.5) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
728 (30.3) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
721 (30.0) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
720 (30.0) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
720 (30.0) MACKAY AERO Central Coast E QLD
715 (29.8) CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
702 (29.3) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
690 (28.8) LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT S Peninsula QLD
690 (28.8) PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
686 (28.6) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
678 (28.3) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
670 (27.9) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
661 (27.5) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
661 (27.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
652 (27.2) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
651 (27.1) STRAHAN AERODROME W Coast TAS
645 (26.9) PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
639 (26.6) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
636 (26.5) CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
635 (26.5) TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
633 (26.4) COOKTOWN AIRPORT N Coast--Barron QLD
631 (26.3) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
629 (26.2) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
627 (26.1) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
623 (26.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
621 (25.9) LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
617 (25.7) TUNNACK FIRE STATION Southeast TAS
605 (25.2) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
604 (25.2) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
603 (25.1) WOOMERA AERODROME NW Pastoral SA
128/00 SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
113/00 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
111/02 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
104/01 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
98/00 TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
98/01 LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
91/02 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
None reported

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT : 85(120/ 67 ) at 05:53
VICTORIA
W Coast
COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) : 74(330/ 65 ) at 00:37
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 111(330/ 83 ) at 02:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 115(340/ 85 ) at 00:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 98(350/ 72 ) at 00:21
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 104(310/ 63 ) at 01:48
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 83(290/ 65 ) at 08:35
W Coast
LOW ROCKY POINT : 106(330/ 72 ) at 00:00
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 128(330/ 83 ) at 00:30
MOUNT READ : 91(340/ 50 ) at 02:00
ISLANDS
Islands
CATO ISLAND : 72(120/ 63 ) at 08:19
BOUGAINVILLE REEF : 83(120/ 70 ) at 07:14